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Airports in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL)

Overview

Kuala Lumpur International is one of the largest airports in Southeast Asia. The mammoth facility has a huge selection of top-notch shops and restaurants, and other amenities include massage, reflexology and child-care areas.

Though not on the same level as the incredible facilities in Seoul or Singapore, Kuala Lumpur International is clean and well-run, making it a popular and pleasant travel hub in the region. Flights to the airport are available from a number of destinations in Asia and the Pacific, including Beijing, Christchurch, Bangkok, Dubai, Melbourne, Cairo, Tokyo, Moscow and Hong Kong.

Passengers travelling through the airport should remember that bringing alcohol into Kuala Lumpur is prohibited.

Location

The airport is located in Sepang, 38 miles (61km) south of Kuala Lumpur.

Getting to the city

The Express Rail Link train provides the fastest transportation to the city centre. The KLIA Express and the KLIA Transit link the airport to Kuala Lumpur (KL Sentral - City Air Terminal) and vice versa. Trains run from 5am to 12.30am and cost about MYR 55 one way, and MYR 100 return. At the City Air Terminal departing passengers have the option of checking in their luggage, receiving their boarding passes and proceeding to board the train for the airport. Immigration clearance will be completed there. Travel time between KL Sentral and the airport is around 28 minutes on the KLIA Express and 37 minutes on the KLIA Transit. Many hotels will arrange for a car to pick up guests, though this is generally more expensive than taking a taxi. An express coach service runs from the airport to KL Sentral for MYR 10 one way, MYR 18 return.

Time

GMT +8.

Contacts

Tel: + 60 3 8776 2000.

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Kuala Lumpur Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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